Stricker Pond is one of four glacial kettle ponds owned and managed by the City of Middleton. Described as an “educational asset” by the late Dr. Jim Zimmerman, in the Wetland & Vegetation Design & Management Plan for Strickers Pond (1991). Strickers Pond is a natural wetland in an urban setting and the utilization of the pond for storm water retention has increased over the years further degrading water quality. Of the 537 acre watershed, 28% is impervious and 19% is directly connected to the pond which accounts for the fluctuating variable water levels over time. This $19,100 grant project seeks to further protect, enhance and improve this significant regional natural resource through a partnership agreement with the City of Middleton, DNR, MCPSD, DOCC, FOKP, DCCL and other volunteer resources.
The City of Middleton will revegitate three main shoreline areas around the pond, restoring needed wetland habitat.
Habitat Restoration - Shoreland